- transference of force between machines or mechanisms, often with changes of torque and speed.
- a compact, enclosed unit of gears or the like for this purpose, as in an automobile.
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We can’t change the climate, we can’t change the seasons, so what we have to do is adapt to transmission.COVID-19 may one day come and go like the flu, but we’re not there yet|Kate Baggaley|September 16, 2020|Popular Science
Outside of these hot spots, transmission in China has remained very limited since March.China has quietly vaccinated more than 100,000 people for Covid-19 before completing safety trials|Lili Pike|September 11, 2020|Vox
Only a few bacteria make it into the true germline, but it’s enough to guarantee transmission to the next generation of ants.How Two Became One: Origins of a Mysterious Symbiosis Found|Viviane Callier|September 9, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The Creek Fire in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, which has scorched more than 78,000 acres, knocked out transmission from a hydro plant on Saturday.California faces widespread power cuts after weeks of destructive wildfires|kdunn6|September 8, 2020|Fortune
Doing it all without having to shut down electricity service from time to time will require overhauling the state’s antiquated distribution and transmission systems, which could take years and cost billions.
Education controls the transmission of values and molds the spirit before dominating the soul.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They seemed a little creepy to me, particular the song “Transmission.”Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs|Allen Barra|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These people believe education about HIV transmission mitigates the fears that performers carry.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, an enormous amount is known about Ebola and its transmission.New York & New Jersey’s Ebola Quarantines Are an Insane Overreaction|Kent Sepkowitz|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There have been few credible studies linking the transmission of the virus between animals and humans.The Dog is Dead—And We’ll Never Know if He Had Ebola|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Europe, the birthplace of the three-phase system, it has failed to displace continuous current for transmission work.Electric Transmission of Water Power|Alton D. Adams
Education is not an object, it is a 'transmission' or an 'inheritance.'Gilbert Keith Chesterton|Patrick Braybrooke
The brute obeys law unwittingly in the sustenance and transmission of life.The Things Which Remain|Daniel A. Goodsell
The transmission of culture was thus an easy matter, in spite of social gradations.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick
The transmission of newspapers in Germany is a government monopoly: it belongs to the post.Saunterings in and about London|Max Schlesinger